Dual citizenship (also known as dual nationality) is allowed in the UK. This means you can be a British citizen and also a citizen of other countries.
You don’t need to apply for dual citizenship. You can apply for foreign citizenship and keep your British citizenship.
Many countries don’t accept dual citizenship. Check with the country’s consulate or embassy in the UK to find out about that country’s laws on dual nationality.
There will be no change to the rights and status of EU nationals living in the UK, nor UK nationals living in the EU, while the UK remains in the EU.
To get British citizenship in the UK, apply for citizenship in the normal way.
As a dual national you can’t get diplomatic help from the British government when you are in the other country where you hold citizenship.
For example, if you hold both British and Chinese citizenship you can’t get diplomatic help from the UK when you’re in China.
You don’t automatically become a British citizen when you marry a person from the UK. You need to apply as the spouse of a British citizen.
In some countries, a married person is automatically counted as having their partner’s nationality. Children may also automatically have a parent’s nationality even if they were born abroad.
Check with the country’s consulate or high commission in the UK to find out about that country’s laws on dual nationality.
You can practise test Life in the UK 2020 on our web site totally for free
1.This is the only official government service for booking the Life in the UK Test. You need to take the test as part of your application for British citizenship or settlement in the UK. You must book your Life in the UK Test online at least 3 days in advance. It costs £50.
There are around 60 test centres in the UK - choose one of the 5 closest to where you live.
If the centre isn’t close to where you live, you won’t be allowed to sit the test and you won’t get a refund. You must bring proof of your address to the test.
2. What happens at the test, what you have bring and what happend if you fail test?
You’ll be tested on information in the official Life in the UK Test - you should study this Life in the United Kingdom - Free online practise Life in the UK Test to prepare for the official test.
You’ll have 45 minutes to answer 24 questions about British traditions and customs.
3. If you fail the test You must wait 7 days before taking the test again, but you can take the test as many times as you need to. You need to book and pay again each time.
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There are different ways to apply for British citizenship based on your circumstances.
You should have lived in the UK for at least 5 years before the date of your application.
Civil partnerships and marriages in the UK
There will be no change to the rights and status of EU citizens living in the UK until 2021. You and your family can apply for ‘settled status’ to continue living in the UK after June 2021. The scheme will open fully by March 2019.
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 28 countries. It operates an internal (or single) market which allows free movement of goods, capital, services and people between member states.
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